Current Affairs June 2016 Quiz - 15

141India has been ranked at __________ out of 130 countries based on the World Economic Forum's Human Capital Index, which measures countries- ability to nurture, develop and deploy talent for economic growth, as per data released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in June 2016. Finland topped the index.
 A) 110th
 B) 105th
 C) 84th
 D) 95th
  
142India has joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) as its ______ member in June 2016 in order to enhance its non proliferation credentials.
 A) 28th
 B) 35th
 C) 42nd
 D) 31st

143The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appinted _______ as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India in June 2016.
 A) H R Khan
 B) Urjit Patel
 C) NS Vishwanathan
 D) Anand Sinha
  
144An Indian social entrepreneur _________, has been named among 10 "champions and pioneers" by United Nation chief Ban Ki-moon under the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative that calls on companies to align with universal principles of human rights, environment, and anti-corruption.
 A) Ela Bhatt
 B) Nand Kishore Chaudhary
 C) Zubaida Bai
 D) Thinlas Chorol
  
145Who was awarded with the honorary fellowship by national Indian students and alumni union (NISAU) in UK for his contributions to world peace and culture in June 2016?
 A) Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
 B) Ravi Shankar
 C) Ramdev
 D) None of These
  
146Senior World Bank official ________ has been appointed as the CEO of national Investment and infrastructure Fund (NIIF) in June 2016.
 A) Urjit Patel
 B) Arvind Subramanian
 C) Sujoy Bose
 D) R Gandhi
  
147Famous ________ theatre artiste Kavalam Narayana Panicker passed away in in June 2016. He was awarded with Sangeet Natak Akademi award in 1983 and with Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowship in 2002. He also received the Padma Bhushan in 2007.
 A) Gujarati
 B) Malayalam
 C) Marathi
 D) Kannada
  
148
India has been ranked at __________ in the World Bank group's (WBG) bi-annual "Logistics Performance Index 2016" published in June 2016.
 A) 26th
 B) 41st
 C) 35th
 D) 38th
  
149Who was sworn in as the 16th president of the Philippines in June 2016?
 A) Maria Leonor Robredo
 B) Rodrigo Duterte
 C) Leni Robredo
 D) Bongbong Marcos
  
150World's largest food company Nestle, has appointed _______ as its CEO with effective from 1st September 2016 (announced in June 2016).
 A) Ulf Mark Schneider
 B) Paul Bulcke
 C) Paul Polman
 D) David S. Taylor

 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
141Ans) 105th
142Ans) 35th
143Ans) NS Vishwanathan
144Ans) Zubaida Bai
145Ans) Ravi Shankar
146Ans) Sujoy Bose
147Ans) Malayalam
148Ans) 35th
149Ans) Rodrigo Duterte
150Ans) Ulf Mark Schneider

 
 
 
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